Floods in South-Central Vietnam have cost the lives of 29 people and more than 39,212 flooded or damaged houses. As of this morning, a low pressure zone in the East Sea has strengthened into a tropical depression causing strong winds and medium to heavy rain in provinces from Thua Thien - Hue to Binh Dinh in the next 24h.
Heavy rains over the past four days caused floods in central and northern parts of Montenegro, causing severe damage, especially in three municipalities up north. 270 families were evacuated (around 1350 persons), and are in need of basic emergency relief items.
On Sunday 17 and Monday 18 October, the region of Saint-Louis and its surrounding areas received 98 mm of rains. The rain added to the already 325 mm downpour in August and September and brought the city into a catastrophic situation with many casualties and damages.
The torrential rains of September and early October 2010 in West Africa especially in Benin and Togo have caused the overflow of rivers and consequently caused flooding in many parts of Togo especially in the South. The rainy season started in Togo in June and immediately the downpour have been causing severe flooding in many parts of the country with a lot of humanitarian concerns.